The brilliant novelist, author of The God of Small Things, turns her talent and commitment to local and global politics. In the Cost of Living she exposes dam-building and nuclear weapons as expression of political domination and betrayal of people and the environment. POWER POLITICS. South End Press, USA is her recent impassioned exposure of global war and oppression.
Category Archives: Arundhati Roy
This collection of essays and speeches by India’s award winning writer ranges across the world on many important issues from globalization to AIDS. My thoughts on these issues are similar to hers, but I lack her power of language, her precision of vision, her genius to take an issue and facet it until we can see our own situation brilliantly reflect in her little jewels of illumination. Roy’s acceptance speech for the USA Lannan Prize for Cultural Freedom she urges her USA audience to remember their history of brave resistance. She speaks Read more [...]